Make Your Charge Hub More Productive


If you are anything like us, you need more outlets in your home! Here is a way you can get the most charge for your space.

This post is sponsored by IntelliArmor, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

Make Your Charge Hub More Productive

And Help Your House Become More Technology-Friendly

 

Let’s face it, the homes we live in were not built for today’s technology. I cannot even run my toaster and microwave together without blowing the circuit breaker (much to Luke’s chagrin at my forgetfulness). I just get so caught up in the moment and getting things done in the most efficient way, that I don’t even think about that stupid circuit breaker.

The other problem in many homes is that there are not enough outlets to charge all of our smartphones, pads, tablets, bluetooths, and on goes the list. We have a half wall that separates part of our kitchen and hallway. our half wall is one of the most important areas of our home. It is where we hang our keys; it is the message center, the do-this-today center, and one of our main charging hubs. However, since there are two outlets there (and one is taken up with the microwave plug) that only leaves one outlet to charge our various technology.

Luckily, I found the IntelliSMART 4-port USB Charger by IntelliArmor, and with 4 times more charging power it is the smart charging solution. It is compact and lightweight, and uses state of the art technology that provides fast, convenient charging while ensuring safe, high quality results. The innovative design allows for the outlet prong to fold into the charger case for easy travel and carry. Using IntelliSmart Charging, you can charge up to four devices all at one time, eliminating the need for multiple chargers.

I love how this cleaned up our main charge hub so easily–no more awkward power strip! No more waiting for your turn to charge your device.

You can find the IntelliSMART 5A 4-Port USB Wall/Travel Charger here.

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Just think how helpful this 4-port charger would be for your Guest Room Charging Station!

 

 


 

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Charging Station For Your Guest Room

We have an AWESOME project for you today, a Guest Room Charging Station from Regular Contributor, Michelle James. I know you are going to love this.

Guest Room Charging Station

I have really had a fun time creating a guest room in our house, since our youngest moved out. Now, I am putting the finishing touches on it including this Guest Room Charging Station.

I saw this bread box at the thrift store for $3, and I could not resist. But…I knew that I would absolutely not make it into a charging station. Everyone had already done it. So, when I got it out the other day to create something with it, I thought and thought. I need a place in our pantry for medications, I need some more organizing storage; but in the end, what I really wanted was a charging station for my guests. So, here I am.
This is what it looked like before.

I removed the knob and painted it white. I just used some spray paint, because it is what I had on hand. The wood finish was somewhat smooth, but it did not seem to matter. It covered nicely. I waited about an hour between coats and put three coats on it.
I knew I wanted some wording on the front and something to tie in the orange in the room. So I painted an orange stripe across the front of the door.
I masked it off with some washi tape then used orange acrylic paint and a sponge brush. This took three coats as well.

I used my Silhouette machine and black vinyl to create my letters for the front. The “Juice Bar” is Glamorous Brush” font and the “Charging Station” is Arial.
I love the way it turned out.

I knew I did not want to put that ugly knob back on; so, I used a drawer pull. Jeff had gotten an entire bag of these at our local thrift store for $4. They were such a bargain. This is what it looked like before.

I spray painted it a glossy black. You can see it in the final photos below.
Then, it was time to work on the inside of the box I purchased. Jeff bore a hole in the back of the box. This was the only size he had but it worked. It could have been a little smaller. Then, he mounted the surge protector power strip next to the hole for the cord.
I wanted the inside of the box and the inside of the front to be padded a little for the electronic devices. They are fragile you know! So, I covered some museum/poster board with some orange fabric. I cut the fabric about an inch or so bigger than the board all the way around, and cut the corners so they would lay nice when wrapped around the board.

I used my Fabric-Tac to glue the fabric onto the board. Then, I used my hot glue gun to adhere them to the wood box.
I think it turned out really cool and it looks great in the room.

 

As you look around you may remember the Guest Room Essentials Basket, and the Warm and Cozy Blankets as well that were on Life with Lorelai, but you can also find the Guest Room Bedside Tables, and the Guest Room Canvas Art on my blog as well. As I said, this has been a fun room!

 

Have a good week everyone! See you next time.
Michelle

 

Isn’t this a fantastic project? Michelle’s guest room is definitely a room that says, “Welcome,” and a place I would love to stay!

 

 

 

Visit Michelle at her blog, Michelle James Designs!

What fun ideas do you have for a Guest Room?

 


 

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